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How SMBs Can Ensure Cybersecurity?

Enterprise Security Magazine Europe | Monday, September 14, 2020

Businesses are giving an increased amount of importance to cybersecurity. And advancements in technology could be the solution.  

FREMONT, CA: Small and medium-sized (SMBs) are today facing a large number of cybersecurity risks and threats. It is not always that the reason for the rising risk landscape is due to potential hackers or cybercriminals. This is because sometimes, the vulnerabilities and damages of the security networks and infrastructure could be the culprit. The barriers, such as inadequate expertise in the security professionals and improper management of maintaining and strengthening the security defense mechanisms and approaches, could be some of those said reasons.  

A recent survey reports that more than 500 SMBs are entangled in the cybersecurity complexity, and they are all stating that the budget would be the main constraint for lack of security defense mechanisms in place. SMBs have been taken the toll by the attackers and security adversities. Much of the complications and problems can be overcome by studying, understanding, and following the regulatory framework of the cybersecurity landscape.

Most of the SMBs have their staff working from home. This could also be a vulnerability as most tracing the data that is handled by the remote workers and checking how secure it is, and the employees are heavily tasking. Hence using a VPN is increasingly effective in helping the SMBs safeguard their data and further authorize accesses. A VPN also ensures if there are any misconfigurations, risks, or attempts of unauthorized users to access confidential and critical information.

A high tech security check feature would act as a complete solution for the SMBs to attain guaranteed cybersecurity. This is because such a type of solution is sure to detect malware, ransomware, and other suspicious activities or nodes which could be found in the system. Alongside, the use cases of this technology help the SMBs in screening and filtering the critical information and also perform accurate validation and verification function to protect the data and ensure its integrity, confidentiality, and authenticity of data.

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